Sandra Bullock and Jesse James Finalize Divorce
06/28/2010 AT 02:45 PM EDT
The pair filed papers under seal last week in Texas to finalize their divorce after their nearly five-year marriage crumbled amid reports of infidelity by James, PEOPLE confirms.
The Oscar-winning actress, 45, filed for divorce in April in Austin, where she has a home. The papers cited "discord or conflict of personalities" as the reason for the split.
Bullock's rep confirmed Monday that the divorce is now final.
The settlement was probably amicable "because there were no arguments back and forth in court or any filings," says Daryl Weinman, an Austin-based family law attorney who is not involved with the case.
Though it's unclear if the two had a prenuptial agreement, James won't be entitled to spousal support since in Texas a spouse must be married for at least 10 years to qualify for support.
The divorce helps clear the way for her to finalize the adoption of her son Louis as a single mother. The actress, who is now legally single and by law would have to wait 30 days before she can marry again, also "presumably worked out a private visitation agreement" for James's kids, Weinman says.
Reporting by KEN LEE and ELIZABETH LEONARD